Category Archive: Lies Leaders Believe

When Your Inner Voice Leads You Down Narrow Holes

I’ve convinced myself that I was right only to find myself squirming to escape a narrow hole. The idea that your inner voice always leads you in the right direction leads to self-deception,… Continue reading

Leadership Derailers: Blind Spots – I’m So Awesome

I’m so awesome! There are a dozen yellow roses on the counter in our house. I bought them for my bride. Frankly, she receives flowers much more than on Valentine’s Day. I’m a… Continue reading

The Worst Lies

Words are rudders.  The most powerful words you say are the ones you say to yourself.   The worst lies you tell are the ones you tell yourself. Self-deception blocks authentic leadership. Self-deception:… Continue reading

3 Prevailing Beliefs that Limit Leadership

What you believe about yourself, others, and events governs your attitudes and behaviors. Limiting beliefs produce limited results. 3 prevailing beliefs that limit leadership: #1. Leaders are tough. Leaders do tough things. Successful… Continue reading

7 Ways to Deal with the Lies Leaders Tell Themselves

When you screw up, someone didn’t follow through. When others screw up, they procrastinated. It’s not if, but how you lie to yourself. You fail because of circumstances. Others fail because of character.*… Continue reading

The Secret to Finding Your Own Voice

The voice in your head is someone else, who sounds like you. Don’t trust it. Inner voices are the disguised voices of people from your past. Inner critic: Your inner critic is the voice of an… Continue reading